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Has Your Organization Mastered High-tech, High-touch?

There is no question that the pandemic accelerated trends that were already emerging in mortgage banking and, as a result, lenders have been super-focused on updating technology to try to stay ahead of the curve. While much of the emphasis has been on streamlining the loan process, the human side of the transaction needs a… Read more...

Data Provider FirstClose Banks $35M in Funding

FirstClose, which offers data and workflow solutions for mortgage and home equity lenders, has pocketed $35 million in equity funding, the company announced. Read more...

Loan Officer Indicted for Fraud, Identity Theft

A Florida mortgage loan officer has been indicted on federal charges of bank fraud and aggravated identity theft, prosecutors announced. Read more...

Indecomm Rolls Out GeniusWorks for Middle Office

Indecomm Global Services has unveiled GeniusWorks, an automation-based offering aimed at streamlining middle-office origination. Read more...

Fannie Mae Cuts Economic Outlook Due to Rates, Inflation

Fannie Mae has downgraded its 2022 economic outlook, as well as its projections for home sales and mortgage originations, citing stubborn inflation and climbing interest rates. Read more...

Mortgage Industry Veteran Advises: 'Take a Deep Breath'

One lesson learned from 30 years in the mortgage business is that slowdowns are an inevitable part of the business cycle. That’s according to Churchill Mortgage CEO Mike Hardwick, writing for Forbes.com. Read more...

Wire-Fraud Protection Startup CertifID Raises $12.5M

CertifID, a cybersecurity startup focused on preventing wire fraud in real estate deals, has locked down $12.5 million in funding. So reports Built in Austin. Read more...

Ex-Anaheim Chamber CEO Hit with Mortgage Fraud Charges

Federal prosecutors have charged former Anaheim Chamber of Commerce CEO Todd Ament with defrauding Chase Bank while applying for a mortgage on a $1.5 million home. So reports NBC Los Angeles. Read more...

How to Cure Happy Ears Syndrome for LOs

Anyone in mortgage banking can attest that origination is not for the faint of heart. Like many other industries, our business is cyclical, which means loan officers (LOs) have to endure the inevitable emotional rollercoaster. Read more...

Podcast: The Ins and Outs of USDA Home Loans with David Corwin

David Corwin, a Deputy Director of lender and partner activities with the USDA Rural Development single-family guaranteed program, joins host Jen DuPlessis for an important discussion. Read more...

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